Anthurium ernestii Engl.

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Kingdom: Plantae Rank: Species Parent: Anthurium Status: Valid

Vegetative Morphology

Habit: Epiphytic

Main axis: very short, rosulate

Branch: none

Leaves: verticillate, lanceolate

Stipules: the cataphylls persisiting as brownish fibers

Exudate: none

Reproductive Morphology

Inflorescence: cylindroid, withish to yellowish


Distribution: This species ranges from Ecuador, Colombia, Brasil, Peru and Bolivia. Is easily recognized by the shape of the inflorescence (cylindroind) and the colour of the main veins on dry (orangish).


Basionym: Anthurium ernestii

Basionym Citation: Das Pflanzenreich IV. 23(Heft 21): 80. 1895.

Type Locality: Peru. San Martín: Pongo de Cainarachi (B).

Type Collection: Ule 6325